Read"er (?), n. [AS. r&aemac;dere.]
One who reads.
One whose distinctive office is to read prayers in a church.
(b) University of Oxford, Eng.
One who reads lectures on scientific subjects. Lyell.
A proof reader.
One who reads manuscripts offered for publication and advises regarding their merit
One who reads much; one who is studious.
A book containing a selection of extracts for exercises in reading; an elementary book for practice in a language; a reading book.
© Webster 1913.